Glenside, South Australia


MATTINGLEY Christobel Died peacefully on June 1, 2019 Aged 87 Years Beloved wife of David (deceased) Loving mother of Rosemary, Christopher and Stephen Much-admired author of 55 books, including biographies, Aboriginal history and children's stories; tireless supporter of education, and social...

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I'm so sad about Christobels death. I meet her and her family 1988 in Austria. Rest in Peace. I will never forget you

Sending heartfelt condolences to Christobel's family at this sad and difficult time. Christobel and David were true gentle woman and gentle man, and did remarkable things for our country. Thanking Christobel for her influence and friendship through her wonderful books and letters. Sadly Christobel, I have missed visiting you by a few weeks. RIP xxx

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Thank you for writing the Maralinga story. Always remembered by the Maralinga Tjarutja Community.

Christobel and David were the enlightened and inspirational people who brought Community Aid Abroad to South Australia. We met them when we became CAA employees and we were enormously grateful to have worked with those shared goals for 20 years.
In addition, our children enjoyed Christobel's many exceptional books. It's hard to find the words to adequately describe how someone such as Christobel enriched our world. She will never be forgotten.
Condolences to her family and...